Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

effective 05/23/2018

It is Authors of Main Street’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you or which you may provide to us, in the circumstances set out below. Accordingly, we have developed this privacy policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose, safeguard and otherwise make use of your personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”).

We will only collect and use your Personal Data where:

  • We have lawful grounds to do so, including to comply with our legal obligations;
  • We have legitimate interests in using your Personal Data and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.

For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), we, Authors of Main Street, are the “data controller”. If you have any questions about this policy or about how we use your Personal Data, please contact us via our contact details at the end of this policy.

This policy is effective as of May 22,2018. We review our privacy practices on an ongoing basis, and as such may change this privacy policy from time to time. Please check this page frequently to ensure you are familiar with its current content.

This Privacy Policy is designed to inform you about what personally identifiable information (PII) this website collects and what may be done with that PII.

You are not required to submit any PII to use this website. However, the server for this website may collect data about your visit, your computer’s IP address, browser type, operating system, geographic location, referral source, pages visited, and other “analytics” data. We may review that data from time to time to understand how the website is used and to improve the website for users. We do not currently provide that data to any third parties.

We may also collect data automatically through our use of cookies on the Website.

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer to improve your experience.

This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this)

Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set – This site offers opt-in newsletter and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

We do not track users after they visit our site.

At your election, you may provide your email address to subscribe to receive our newsletter and/or other emails. You may also provide your email address and name to contact us via a form on our website. You may provide PII in order to post comments and as part of comments on the blog. You should be aware that anything you post and any PII you disclose in blog comments will be available for others to see, via the internet, around the world.

If at any time you would like me to remove your PII from my database, please email us directly at authorsmainstreet@gmail.com or by clicking on the unsubscribe link on any newsletter.

Please do not disclose to us the PII of any other person without that person’s consent.

This site is directed to adults and not directed to children under the age of 13. We ask that minors not submit any PII. This site complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and does not permit registration by, and will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from, anyone under 13 years of age.

We will take reasonable technical precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your PII. We will not provide your email address or any other PII to any other person, other than (i) to MailChimp, Mailerlite or other provider which assists us in sending newsletters and emails, or (ii) if required to be disclosed by law or in connection with any actual or threatened legal proceeding.

We reserve the right to remove any comments from the blog if we find them offensive, defamatory, obscene, abusive, vulgar, or in any way inappropriate.

Our website and blog include hyperlinks to other websites. We have no control over and are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites and blogs.

You may copy and quote from our website and blog without limitation, so long as you provide attribution to us and a link back to our site.

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time by posting an undated version on our website.

Contact info:

Authors of Main Street PO Box 61102 Reno, NV 89506

authorsmainstreet@gmail.com

 

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